The November election is still six months away, but already it's shaping up to be a referendum on government. How are voters feeling about government and the politicians who represent them? Scott Shafer makes a first stop on the road talking with voters in the Inland Empire, a sprawling area east of L.A. County that runs all the way to the Nevada and Arizona borders.Reporter: Scott Shafer
San Francisco writer David Vann won literary prizes here and abroad for his work exploring the darkest aspects of family and youth. His new novel, set near Sacramento in the 1980s, reaches even further into family dynamics. But book critic Oscar Villalon says it isn't all so serious.
California is always just one long drought away from a crisis. At the center of the state's complicated and aging water system is the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. Polls show many Californians aren't sure what or where the Delta is -- but the fate of cities, farmers and even fish depends on it. Efforts to relieve some of that pressure on the Delta often result in political deadlock. We look at the latest effort to break the Delta log jam.Reporter: Lauren Sommer